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JUGAKU, Bunsho. et al.
TESUKI WASHI: HAND-MADE PAPERS [OF JAPAN]. With English Essay: JAPANESE WAY TO M
Tokyo 1969, Takeo Paper Co. Blue cloth chitsu,stitched brown Washi paper covers,208 fine full-page handmade paper samples designs by Shiko Munakata, 39.5 x 28 cm., fine copy, English & Japanese text. FIRST & ONLY LIMITED EDITION OF 1000 COPIES FIRST & ONLY LIMITED EDITION OF 1000 COPIES * A beautifully bound, and executed book, contains 69p. of Japanese text with a 14p. English essay: JAPANESE WAY TO MAKE PAPER BY HAND by Bunsho Jugaku, translated into English. The co-author was Yoshiten Takeo, who wrote the Japanese text. * A grand scale work, with a host of various and stunningly beautiful papers samples stitched in, all of which are full page size, most are deckle edge. The samples include colored, laid textured, heavy fiber, delicate lace, tissue, thick textured cover stock, indigo dyed, board, card, mosaic fiber, natural vegetal color dyed, multicolor fiber &c. Each sample is numbered and matches the English Japanese key, listing each of the 208 samples properly identified, with place made, name and use noted. * The large-size oblong album format makes this sample book a handsome record of many of the now extinct papers and paper-makers, truly a stunning set of superb examples. With English essay covering an historical survey, how they make paper by hand. Including the use of Cannabis sativia or hemp, [aka. marijuana], Gampi, Torinoko Kappa, Tame-zuki, Nagashi-zuki, and other named paper examples. * In the finest of condition, in its original and a bit rubbed cardboard box with paper label. * Jugaku has been one of just a couple of scholars who have devoted their lives … [Click Below for Full Description]
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